Michigan Tech News

2014 Archive

41 North Film Festival

Film Festival Brings Award-Winning Films and Filmmakers to the Rozsa Oct. 23–26

October 21, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

Celebrating 10 years with a new name, this year's film festival presents a host of critically-acclaimed offerings as well as the chance to meet several of the filmmakers themselves.

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Eyes in the sky are just one way to find problems prior to catastrophe.

Stabilizing Geotechnical Assets: New Research Aims to Identify Potential Highway, Railroad Problems

October 21, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

New technology isn't just making road and rail maintenance easier; it's also helping to identify problems before they become emergencies,. 

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Get WISE girls discovering how much fun engineering can be.

New Superior Ideas Projects Seek Donations for K-12 Outreach Programs

October 14, 2014
By Danny Messinger

Two new Superior Ideas crowdfunding projects help drawn young people into science, technology, engineering and math.

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The ultra-portable solar-powered RepRap (Fold-a-Rap) in summer.   Photo: Debbie King.

Unplugged: 3D Printing Goes Solar

October 10, 2014
By Marcia Goodrich

Solar-powered 3D printers could make 3D printing possible off the grid.

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A Michigan Tech student intern working at Nucor.

Michigan Tech Feeding Michigan's Appetite for Skilled STEM Workers

October 10, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

October is STEM Careers Month, and Michigan Tech is stepping up to meet the challenge. 

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D80 Conference: Students Step Up to Help the Poorest 80%

October 8, 2014
By Monica Lester

At the annual D80 conference, student groups showcase their efforts to help underserved communities around the world. 

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Physics PhD student Noopur Sharma

Physics Department Recognized Nationally for Percentage of Women PhDs

October 3, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech recognized for percentage of PhDs in Physics earned by women. 

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Michigan Tech Receives Unblemished Audit Report

October 3, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Board of Control receives a clean and positive audit report. 

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A co-located biorefinery and hardwood panel manufacturing plant.   Reprinted with permission from ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. Copyright 2014. American Chemical Society.

First Commercial Quantities of EPA-Approved Cellulosic Ethanol Sold--With a Little Help from Michigan Tech

October 3, 2014
By Jennifer Donovan

Michigan Tech scientists and engineers lend their expertise to a company that went on to manufacture and sell the first commercial quantities of EPA-approved cellulosic ethanol. 

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Employers and students packed the SDC at Tech's largest Career Fair ever.

Fall Career Fair 2014: Students, Employers Ready

October 2, 2014
By Kevin Hodur

The fall Career Fair is bigger than ever: Tech students and employers from around the world came out in droves.

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